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Frequently Asked Questions
Below are answers to Frequently Asked Questions to help guide you with our Virtual Reunion.
What is a Virtual Reunion?
Much of the allure of being a Scottish Rite Mason is the unique Brotherhood that ignites when we gather in fraternity and friendship. These fraternal bonds have been sorely missed in this time of great uncertainty. Through a Virtual Reunion we will not only come together with Brothers from our state, but from throughout our 15-state jurisdiction. We will join together to engage with the teachings of our craft, reflect on our values, and learn from each other.
In short, a Virtual Reunion is a way for new members to enter our great Brotherhood, and for current members to "meet" in a safe and convenient way. It is a time to welcome new Brothers, and reconnect with friends old and new.
The Virtual Reunions will go beyond simply broadcasting degrees providing a full Scottish Rite experience. In addition to the degree presentations, you will meet Scottish Rite leaders, learn about Scottish Rite programs, and you will have the chance to interact live with other candidates and long-time members.
How does the Virtual Reunion experience compare to in-person Valley Reunions?
While we won't be able to connect in person, Virtual Reunions will be an opportunity to enjoy degrees together, learn something new, and experience rich engagement with Brothers from across our 15-state jurisdiction.
The Virtual Reunions will create a shared moment in time that unites our fraternity as we explore the highest principles, teachings, and ideals of the Masonic Craft.
Who can attend a Virtual Reunion?
You must be a Master Mason who has applied for membership to the Scottish Rite, and your application has been accepted by your Valley Secretary. If your application has been approved your status is now "candidate." All candidates may take part in the Virtual Reunion. All current members of the Scottish Rite may register to attend.
Can I attend more than one Virtual Reunion?
Absolutely, and you are encouraged and welcome to do so. For candidates, each Virtual Reunion will present the required number of degrees (the 4° and at least three additional degrees) to make you eligible for the 32°.
Current members are also welcome to attend one or all of the Virtual Reunions. Passport credit will be given for the degrees presented.
Is there a deadline to register for a Virtual Reunion?
Yes. The deadline for candidate and member registration is two days prior to each event.
Virtual Reunion Date
How do I register for a Virtual Reunion?
You may register once your application has been approved. A member number will be provided to you via email, and you will be directed to register on our Virtual Reunion website at
using the Registration form. Use your member number and birthdate to create your login. Need help? Please access help through the "chat" icon on the bottom right corner on our
or call the help desk (781) 465-3352.
Existing members can also register on
using the registration form at the bottom of the page. Current members will need to have an account in the
SR Member Center
. To create the account, you will need your member number (found on your membership card) and your date of birth. If you need help, you can access our
registration guide here
, get assistance through the "chat" icon on the bottom right corner on our
, or call the help desk (781) 465-3352.
I have applied for membership but don't know if my application has been approved. How do I find out whether I'm eligible to attend a Virtual Reunion?
Please reach out to your Valley Secretary. You can find the contact info at
. Be sure to check your email and spam folders for your confirmation email and mark "Supreme Council" as an approved sender.
What are the technical requirements for viewing the event?
We recommend using a current/supported version of Windows/Mac operating system and the latest version of your preferred web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari). Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft as of January 2020 and there are known compatibility issues with this operating system used in conjunction with Internet Explorer 11. If you are a Windows 7 user, we recommend using the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Edge web browsers.
Users with slower internet connections can potentially experience choppy audio/video playback. Video resolution can be downgraded to improve playback performance by clicking on the gear icon in the lower right corner of the video player.
How do I access the event?
On the morning of the Virtual Reunion you registered to attend, please visit
. Log in with your member ID and password you created during registration, and you will be able to enter the reunion viewing area. The viewing area will be live starting at 7 am ET. The reunion will begin promptly at 9 am EST.
Schedule of events?
The events for each reunion are available at
. You are welcome to attend one or all of the reunions.
Where can I find my member ID for registration?
Please see your email for your member number. Alternatively, you may contact your Valley Secretary. You can find the contact info at
You can find you member ID on your membership card. You may contact your Valley Secretary. You can find the contact info at
For candidate or member assistance, please access help through the "chat" icon on the bottom right corner at on
or call the help desk (781) 465-3352.
Will I become a 32° Scottish Rite Freemason after attending a Virtual Reunion?
Participation in a Virtual Reunion will make you eligible for the 32°. While you will officially be a Scottish Rite Freemason and a fully vested member of the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction after attending a Virtual Reunion, you will need to witness the 32°. You can view the 32° at your Valley or any other hosting Valley who is performing the 32°.
As a candidate, how do I confirm my membership status and receive degree credit post-Virtual Reunion?
Following the Virtual Reunion, candidates will be directed to a quick survey about your viewing experience of the Scottish Rite degrees. Once you attest that you have participated in the entire Virtual Reunion upon your Masonic honor, your information will be submitted and our records will be updated within 24 hours. You will then be able to log in to the SR Member Center to view and manage your account.
Will the 32° be shown at the Virtual Reunion?
No, the 32° will not be shown at any of the Virtual Reunions.
Participation in a Virtual Reunion will make you eligible for the 32°. You can view the 32° at your Valley or any other hosting Valley who is performing the 32°.
As a current member, how do I get credit for viewing the degrees?
Members can receive passport credit for viewing the degrees presented in the Virtual Reunion. Visit the
and go to My Degree History. Mark your attendance at the degrees you received.
I'm a Master Mason interested in joining the Scottish Rite, NMJ. Can I register for a Virtual Reunion?
To be eligible to attend a Virtual Reunion, you must first have
applied to be a Scottish Rite member
and been approved by your local Valley. If you are an interested Master Mason in good standing and have yet to apply to the Scottish Rite, you can do so at our
membership application page
. You will be notified if your application is approved, and provided a member number for Virtual Reunion registration at that time.
If you have already applied to join the Scottish Rite and your application has been approved, simply visit our
to sign up to attend a Virtual Reunion.
When & how will I know if I've been approved to register for a Virtual Reunion?
Once your application has been approved by your local Valley, you will receive an email confirmation with your member number. Once approval and member number is in hand, you may register for a Virtual Reunion at
Didn't see the answer to your question? Need assistance logging in?
For candidate or member assistance, please access help through "chat" the icon on the bottom right corner at on
, or call the help desk (781) 465-3352.
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